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We have another Tampa area big winner from the Florida Lottery.

25-year-old Joel Duran of Tampa won a $1 million top prize from the “50X the Cash” scratch-off game. He claimed his winnings at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Duran purchased his ticket at the Radiant Food Shop, 4301 West Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa. He chose to receive his prize as a lump sum payment of $820,000. The store will receive at $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The “50X the Cash” game is a $5 scratch-off ticket that launched in January, 2022. The game features prizes from $5 to $1 million. There are still 7 of 12 top prizes remaining.

Here’s what Joel Duran’s winning ticket looks like:

50X THE CASH - Joel Duran

Joel Duran’s $1 million winning ticket
(Photo courtesy of Florida Lottery Communications)

[Source: Florida Lottery]

Mason's Picks For Best Steakhouses In Tampa Bay

  • 1 Bern's Steakhouse

    It’s among the most well-known fine dining experiences in the U.S.A., and it’s right here. Along with some of the finest cuts of steak, Bern’s is also known for the largest wine cellars in the world.

  • 2 Charley's Steakhouse

  • 3 Salt Rock Grill

  • 4 Council Oak

    The amazing bone-in ribeye aside, the feature steakhouse at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa hasn’t failed to please.

  • 5 Ocean Prime

  • 6 Meat Market Steakhouse Tampa

  • 7 Eddie V's Prime Seafood

    Whether you love a ribeye or filet mignon, they do have some fantastic hand-cut steaks!

  • 8 Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

    It’s part of Bloomin’ Brands, parent of Outback Steakhouse, but it’s not the same. It’s certainly a fine dining experience.

  • 9 Iavarone's Steakhouse & Italian Grill

  • 10 The Capital Grille

  • 11 Bascom's Chop House

  • 12 Harold Seltzer's Steakhouse

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